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  • Materials & Earth Science

    Physicals science research microscopes from Leica Microsystems offer a broad range of optics, imaging systems, software, and ergonomic accessories to design a system for your application.
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  • Zebrafish Research

    For the best result during screening, sorting, manipulation, and imaging you need to see details and structures to make the right decisions for your next steps in research. Known for outstanding…
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  • Metal Working

    Your work in Metal Working requires strict Quality Assurance processes in order to consistently meet your customer specifications and allow your business to manufacture products at acceptable prices.…
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  • Foundries

    Your work in foundries requires you to ensure the highest quality research, development and quality control to meet your production demands. Whether you are inspecting castings for defects or trying…
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  • Art Conservation

    Analyzing, restoring, conserving and documenting artistic works or cultural artifacts require complex technical skills and the use of state-of-the-art imaging solutions, particularly contact-free,…
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  • PCB Inspection

    No matter supplier or device manufacturer, the interest of Leica Microsystems is to provide you with customized, modular imaging solutions that fulfill your requirements. We want to help you achieve…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Stereo Microscopy

    Key Factors to Consider When Selecting a Stereo Microscope

    Stereo microscopes are often nicknamed the “workhorse” of the lab or production site. Users spend many hours looking through the eyepieces inspecting, observing, documenting, or dissecting samples.…
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  • Science Lab Topic: EM Sample Preparation

    3-Dimensional Imaging of Macroscopic Defects in Aluminum Alloys

    The investigation of macroscale defects in aluminum (Al) alloys with a rapid 3-dimensional (3D) imaging approach is described in this report. Aluminum (Al) alloys play an important role in the…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Fluorescence Microscopy

    Real Time Observation of Neutrophil White Blood Cell Recruitment to Bacterial Infection In Vivo

    The zebrafish (Danio rerio) is an emerging vertebrate model organism to study infection. The transparent larva comprises a fully functional innate immune system and enables live imaging of fluorescent…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Stereo Microscopy

    Coming to Grips with Biological Information Through Flexible Organic Electronics: Developing Bendable and Stretchable Biosensors and Device

    What do you associate with the word sensor? Perhaps technologies delivering automation in factories and other production sites? That may be what comes to mind, but advances in organic electronics are…
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  • Comparison of a Greenough versus CMO (common main objective)
    Science Lab Topic: Stereo Microscopy

    Work Efficiently in Developmental Biology and Medical Research with Stereo Microscopy: Rodent and Small Animal Surgery

    This report provides information which can help improve the routine work of scientists and technicians performing studies involving surgery on small animals and rodents, i.e. mice, rats, hamsters…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Fluorescence Microscopy

    Gene Editing with CRISPR/Cas9 - Breakthrough in Genome Engineering

    The CRISPR/Cas9 system is one of several different bacterial systems for defense against viral attacks. It consists of two main components. One is a small piece of RNA which binds to the viral target…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Stereo Microscopy

    Work More Efficiently in Developmental Biology With Stereo Microscopy: Zebrafish, Medaka, and Xenopus

    Among the aquatic model organisms used in molecular and developmental biology the most prominent are the zebrafish (genus species: Danio rerio), medaka or japanese rice fish (genus species: Oryzias…
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  • Fluorescence stereo microscope image of anesthetized Mediterranean fruit flies recorded with a Leica M205 FA
    Science Lab Topic: Stereo Microscopy

    Work More Efficiently In Developmental Biology With Stereo Microscopy: Fruit Flies (Drosophila Melanogaster)

    For scientists and technicians working with fruit flies, most often genus Drosophila, this report is intended to give useful information to help improve daily laboratory work by making the steps of…
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  • C. Elegans
    Science Lab Topic: Stereo Microscopy

    Work Efficiently in Developmental Biology with Stereo and Confocal Microscopy: C. elegans

    For scientists, technicians, and teachers working with the worm C. elegans in the research lab or classroom, this report is intended to give useful information to help improve their daly work. The aim…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Stereo Microscopy

    New Predatory Cockroaches (Insecta: Blattaria: Manipulatoridae fam.n.) from the Upper Cretaceous Myanmar Amber

    We describe a new extinct lineage Manipulatoridae (new family) of cockroaches from the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian) amber of Myanmar. Manipulator modificaputis gen. et sp. n. is a morphologically…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Conservation

    Myths Under the Microscope: The Restoration of Celtic Finds

    The find of an almost life-sized sandstone statue of a Celtic "prince" in Glauberg in the German state of Hessen marked the beginning of an exciting journey to the early Celtic past of the 5th century…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Stereo Microscopy

    Higher Motivation, Longer Concentration – Ergonomics as a Competitive Advantage

    Sensor and identification technology, industrial cameras: when top precision is required, the name Baumer Electric is soon mentioned. The Swiss company designs and produces components for…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Forensics

    Every Clue Counts – Forensics Inconceivable Without Microscopy

    There is no crime without clues. They may be obvious, like a cartridge case at the scene of the crime or clear signs of crowbar damage on a door. But sometimes, clues are microscopically small.…
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  • Science Lab Topic: EM Sample Preparation

    Focussed Ion Beam Milling and Scanning Electron Microscopy of Brain Tissue

    This protocol describes how biological samples, like brain tissue, can be imaged in three dimensions using the focussed ion beam/scanning electron microscope (FIB/SEM). The samples are fixed with…
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